What size of marquee do I need?
 

When looking to buy a marquee the first thing to do is decide what size(s) of marquee you need, only then can you decide which range of marquee is most suitable for you.

There are several ways of calculating this:

  • Measure your garden. If space is limited your guest list may be restricted by the maximum size of marquee able to fit in the space.
  • If your garden is an awkward size then consider using more than one marquee connected together to cover the space. Multiple marquees can take a little more thought in planning a successful party but please contact us, we're marquee specialists and are here to help.
  • If you need help in picturing the layout of a marquee then check out our interactive marquee planner and experiment with different layouts.

The following size guide shows the capacity (seated or standing) or each size of marquee. Size guides can vary greatly, this is due to the variety of ways a marquee can be used. For example a 6x12m marquee can seat 70-80 people at round tables but if you allow for buffet tables and/or a dance floor then the capacity is reduced.

Click on the size marquee you require and you will then be taken to the ranges we offer in that size of marquee.

If you are in any doubt over the size marquee you require please contact us with your requirements and we would be more than happy to put together some sample layouts for you.

Size of Party Tent/Marquee (width first) Capacity seated Capacity standing Prices from
3m x 2m 4-8 4-12 £180 - £400
3m x 3m 6-10 7-15 £336-£408
3m x 4m 6-12 9-18 £228 - £600
3m x 6m 12-20 15-30 £294 - £800
3m x 8m 12-24 18-35 £360 - £1,000
3m x 10m 15-30 20-45 £450 - £1,200
3m x 12m 18-40 27-60 £552 - £1400
3m x 14m 21-44 35-75 £1050 - £1600
4m x 4m 8-15 10-22 £258 - £708
4m x 6m 12-24 18-35 £330 - £846
4m x 8m 12-30 18-45 £420 - £984
4m x 10m 15-35 18-55 £510 - £1,128
4m x 12m 20-48 25-70 £588 - £1,140
6m x 4m 12-24 18-35 £680 - £1092
6m x 6m 15-40 20-60 £600 - £1,248
6m x 8m 20-50 30-75 £900 - £1,548
6m x 10m 30-65 40-100 £1,030 - £1,842
6m x 12m 30-80 40-120 £940 - £2,148
6m x 14m 30-100 60-140 £1,300 - £2,476
6m x 16m 40-110 70-160 £1,640 - £2,724
6m x 18m 40-120 70-180 £1,770 - £3,072
6m x 20m 50-130 80-200 £1,920 - £3,426
6m x 24m 60-160 80-240 £2,210 - £4,056
9m x 9m 30-100 60-140 £1080
9m x 12m 60-160 80-240 £3360
9m x 18m 60-200 120-280 £1800

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*The largest Selection of fixed size marquees in the UK. Excluding modular and folding tents. Research taken on 22/10/18.

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